Regional security, ethnicity and governance

the challenges for South Asia
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About the Edition

Contributed articles.

Statementedited by Justus Richter, Christian Wagner.
ContributionsRichter, Justus., Wagner, Christian, 1958-
LC ClassificationsDS341 .R42 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination188 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL516414M
ISBN 108173042403
LC Control Number98915245

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 22 cm: Contents: Regional Security and Problems of Governance in South Asia / Justus Richter, Christian Wagner --Does Social Capital Promote Orderly Governance?/ Hans Blomkvist --Nehru's Policy towards Kashmir: Bringing Politics Back Again / Subrata K.

Mitra --Ethnic Conflict in Pakistan: the Case of the. The chapters weave theory and case studies to provide a rich description of a variety of regional governance forms; and, where applicable, the absence of them to move beyond regionalism to consider the key determining features of regional governance.

Comparative Regional Security Governance will be of interest to students and scholars of Brand: Taylor And Francis. The "multidimensional phenomenon" of regional security is explored—cultural, political and legal—with a view to understanding how regional organizations work today.

This book is one of those rare offerings—a policy-oriented prescription for peace and security that is based on factual analysis and creative s: Kennedy Graham, Tania Felicio.

Book Description. The Security Governance of Regional Organizations ethnicity and governance book the effectiveness of regional organizations as regional or global security providers, and examines how policy preferences, resources, capabilities, institutional mechanisms and economic and political cohesion link with collective action behaviour in four security policy functions.

The Handbook of Governance and Security examines the conceptual evolution of security governance and the different manifestations of regional security governance. In particular, James Sperling brings together unique contributions from leading scholars to explore the role of institutions that have emerged as critical suppliers of security Author: James Sperling.

As James Sperling (Chapter 6 of this volume) argues, regional security governance can take many forms. In all cases, free riding is likely to occur, but the causes and consequences are different.

When it resembles the realist balance of power, security governance encourages the expression of naked interest among states. [Show full abstract] I investigate its role as a security actor in its own region, arguing that the EU is primarily a regional security actor. I make two general claims: (1) it is the development.

ethnic hostility, communal violence and numerous wars, both inter- and intra-state. Some of these conflicts, such as those in Kashmir and Sri Lanka, are well documented, while many others receive minimal attention. Regional security aim of this paper is to provide a more effective framework for the analysis and management of internal conflict and security.

International concern with issues of governance, such as democracy and respect for fundamental human rights, has also become widely accepted, despite the lingering resistance of vulnerable regimes.

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Abstract. This article concerns governance and violence rates across the ‘ungoverned’ spaces of the African Sahel. We consider how the dominant narrative for Africa generally, and the Sahel specifically, ‘securitizes’ space, and presents poverty, underdevelopment, and ‘ungoverned’ spaces as security threats to be addressed (Abrahamsen ; Keenan ).

: Legitimacy, Peace Operations and Global-Regional Security (Security and Governance) (): Gelot, Linnéa: Books. Ethnic Fears and Global Engagement (with Donald Rothchild), pp Regional Orders: Building Security in a New World (with Patrick M. Morgan). University Park, PA: The Pennsylvania State University Press, The New Regionalism in Security Affairs (with Patrick M.

Morgan), pp Regional Security Complexes: A Systems Approach, pp   take ethnicity as a ‘liberating ideology’, and ethnic-based political restructuring as a panacea for the present political quagmire found in much of Africa. Ironically, in the arguments against ethnicity being the basis of democratic governance, there is a.

Table of Contents. Researching Regional Security Governance: Dimensions, Debates and Discourses Shaun Breslin and Stuart Croft ty Governance in the EU Space Jolyon Howorth Other Europe: Regional Security Governance in Europe’s East Andrew Cottey Asian Regional Security Governance: Bilateral Hard Balancing and ASEAN’s Informal Cooperative Security.

The search for forms of governance in multi-ethnic societies is an important issue which needs to be addressed in the transition from one world order to another. It will require fundamental changes in our perceptions of global security, sovereignty, and multi-ethnic societies.

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Global society is changing. The Security Governance of Regional Organizations assesses the effectiveness of regional organizations as regional or global security providers, and examines how policy preferences, resources, capabilities, institutional mechanisms and economic and political cohesion link with collective action behaviour in four security policy functions.

It investigates how regional organizations meet the. Understanding the G5 Sahel Joint Force: Fighting Terror, Building Regional Security.

Novem The G5 Sahel Joint Force—a partnership among five states in Africa’s Sahel region that have been hard hit by al Qaeda– and Islamic State–linked terrorist attacks—launched its first regional operation earlier this month to drum up support for the new initiative.

Afghanistan’s future depends to a great extent on the regional environment, but Pakistan is likely to prefer an unstable Afghanistan to a strong Afghanistan closely aligned with India, argues.

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Regional identities in India have not always defined themselves in opposition to and at the expense of, the national identity, noticed a democratic effect of such process in that India’s representative democracy has moved closed to the people who feel more involved and show greater concern for institutions of local and regional governance.

Get this from a library. Regional security and global governance: a study of interaction between regional agencies and the UN Security Council with a proposal for a regional-global security mechanism.

[Kennedy Graham; Tânia Felício; Vrije Universiteit Brussel. Institute for European Studies.]. India, Pakistan, and Afghanistan are all grappling with intense ethnic and religious tensions that demand careful social accommodation and good governance.

At the same time, ethnic and religious factions throughout South Asia have been tempted to take advantage of recent events in Iraq and elsewhere to stoke latent ethnic and religious tensions for their own political gain. Head and founder of NAGE Consult, a consultancy focused on security sector governance, security sector reform and socio-economic and political analysis.

In this capacity I have been consultated by the South African National Defence Force to participate in the development of the. Regional Security Cooperation in East Asia Sino-Nordic Arctic Policy Sino-regional Relations Smuggling The Belt and Road Initiative Trafficking in Human Beings Women, Security & Development Issues Conflict Management Development Energy & Resources Governance Organized Crime.

vi DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS, AND GOVERNANCE ASSESSMENT OF GUYANA EXECUTIVE SUMMARY INTRODUCTION The May election of a multi-ethnic, reform-minded coalition brought a fresh opportunity for Guyana to move toward a more responsive and accountable state of governance.

However, this democratic outcome is far from certain. Rotimi Suberu, () Ethnic Minority Conflicts And Governance In Nigeria. Spectrum Books Limited. Ibadan, Owerri.

Rothschild, Donald (), Managing Ethnic Conflict In Africa: Pressures And Incentives For Cooperation. Brookings Press. The result of this geo-strategic picture was the First Congo War ofitself a progeny of converging regional security concerns.

The AFDL was a regional coalition consisting of Rwanda, Burundi, and Uganda that finally overthrew Mobutu Seseko from power and installed Laurent Kabila. A key feature of recent Nigerian politics is the strident agitation by ethnic minority communities, and other presumably disadvantaged groups, over what is now widely referred to as the ”national question”.

This study seeks to undertake an analysis of two of the most turbulent cases of ethnic minority tensions and protests in contemporary Nigeria, paying particular attention to their. Ethnic minority tensions and conflicts in southern Kaduna have probably engendered far more serious violence than any other forms of communal instability in recent Nigerian history.

Because these conflicts and tensions have deep roots in northern Nigerian history, it is useful to examine this historical background before proceeding to discuss the complex facts and facets of ethnic minority. 7. Weak Security System: This is a major factor responsible for the level of insecurity in Nigeria, and this can be attributed to a number of factors which include inadequate funding of the police and other security agencies, lack of modern equipment, poor welfare of security personnel, and inadequate personnel.

Porous Borders. Religion is a controversial issue in world affairs. Especially in Africa, religion has been at the heart of much of the contemporary conflicts. Religion is often depicted as a trigger factor in many conflicts.

Religion is also often being blamed as a. regional organizations. This paper explores the transforma-tion of governance in four sectors—finance, health, migration and security—and highlights the implications for developing countries. In each area, developing countries have clear and powerful collective interests.

There are also challenges for global governance.His areas of expertise include international security, Russian foreign policy, regional security in Eurasia, ethnic conflict, and energy security.

Dr. Mankoff’s forthcoming book, Empires of Eurasia: How Imperial Legacies Shape International Security (Yale, ), examines the impact of the imperial past on Chinese, Iranian, Russian, and.

Ancient ethnic divisions and long held grievances die hard. Ethiopia is made up of dozens of tribal/ethnic groups, divided into nine regional states. Oromia is the largest region (it includes the.